LYRICS, ROMANIZATIONS, TRANSLATIONS

STAIND - BREAK THE CYCLE
lyriks

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------

lyriks
open your eyes
pressure
fade
it's been awhile
change
can't believe
epiphany
suffer
safe place
for you
outside
waste
take it

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------

1. open your eyes

As I walk along these streets
I see a man that walks alone
Distant echo of people's feet
He has no place to call his own
A shot rings out from a roof overhead
A crackhead asks for change nearby
An old man lies in an alleyway dead
A little girl lost just stands there and cries

What would you do, if it was you
Would you take everything
For granted like you do?

A boy just 13 on the corner for sale
Swallows his pride for another hit
Overpopulation, there's no room in jail
But most of you don't give a shit
That your daughters are porno stars
And your sons sell death to kids
You're so lost in your little worlds
Your little worlds you'll never fix

You turn away
As I walk along the streets
Soaking up the acid rain
Underneath the taxi cabs
I hear the streets cry out in vain

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------

2. pressure

I just need this to be alright
I can't feel this another night

I can't take this I come unglued
I might breakdown in front of you
Necessary to mediate
I'm not sleeping, can't stay awake

Can't see through this
Too much pressure
Drowning in this

Too much pressure
If you need me, I'll be here
Half unconscious to escape my fear

My head hurts this shit isn't getting me high
My chest is so tight I think I am going to die
My stomach's in knots and the room starts to spin
As I wait for this Valium to slowly kick in

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------

3. fade

I try to breathe
Memories overtaking me
I try to face them but
The thought is too
Much to conceive

I only know that I can change
Everything else just stays the same
So now I step out of the darkness
That my life became cause

I just needed someone to talk to
You were just too busy with yourself
You were never there for me to
Express how I felt
I just stuffed it down
Now I'm older and I feel like
I could let some of this anger fade
But it seems the surface
I am scratching
Is the bed that I have made

So where were you
When all this I was going through
You never took the time to ask me
Just what you could do

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------

4. it's been awhile

It's been awhile
Since I could hold my head up high
It's been awhile
Since I first saw you
It's been awhile
Since I could stand on my own two feet again
It's been awhile
Since I could call you
But everything I can't remember
As fucked up as it all may seem
The consequences that I've rendered
I've stretched myself beyond my means

It's been awhile
Since I could say that I wasn't addicted
And it's been awhile
Since I could say I love myself as well
And it's been awhile
Since I've gone and fucked things up just like I always do
It's been awhile
But all that shit seems to disappear when I'm with you
But everything I can't remember
As fucked up as it all may seem
The consequences that I've rendered
I've gone and fucked up things again

Why must I feel this way?
Just make this go away
Just one more peaceful day

It's been awhile
Since I could look at myself straight
And it's been awhile
Since I said I'm sorry
It's been awhile
Since I've seen the way the candles light your face
It's been awhile
But I can still remember just the way you taste
But everything I can't remember
As fucked up as it all may seem
I know it's me
I cannot blame this on my father
He did the best he could for me

It's been awhile
Since I could hold my head up high
And it's been awhile
Since I said I'm sorry

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------

5. change

If ever you had said to me before
That I would live this life that I am
Living now I guess it's all so strange
To feel the way I do inside but
Have so much that I could feel some
Pride for in my life so why is it that
I feel like this

How do I feel? I've been here before
I've felt this
Retreat to a place, a place within me
I need this.
Keep it all down, bottled inside
It breaks me to torment again and torture me like it used to

I try and try to break away from all the hate
I'm feeling for every one of you that's ever
Done me wrong. I need to justify the reasons
For the way I'm living
I guess I can't cause I don't feel like I deserve it

So now the waves they have subsided
My soul is bleeding
I can't take away the shame I feel
Forgive me

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------

6. can't believe

Respect, respect what is found
Respect should abound
Respect everything that you leave
I can't believe
Can't believe
And I, I can't believe
I can't believe all the travesty
Surrounding me
I, I want to flee
I want to flee from everything
In front of me I
Can't believe
Never again, trusted in you
Fuck everything that you think I should be
I stand, never again, never again

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------

7. epiphany

Your words to me just a whisper
Your faces so unclear
I try to pay attention
Your words just disappear
Cuase it's always raining in my head
So i speak to you in riddles because
My words get in my way.
I smoke the whole thing to my head and feel it
Wash away cause I can't take anymore
Of this, I want to come apart
or dig myself a little whole inside your precious heart
Cuase it's always raining in my head
Forget all the things I should have said
I am nothing more than a little boy inside
That cries out for attention
Though I always try to hide
And I talk to you like children
But I don't know
How I feel but I know
I'll do the right thing
If the right thing is revealed
But it's always raining in my head
Forget all the things I should have said

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------

8. suffer

The more you see the more you do
The television's feeding you
Write what you want to hear, anger and fear
Because you suffer the hate you feel won't go away
You're all programmed to feel this way to live
Another day within a world that loves to suffer

And then I come to find everything's okay
Seen this all before but that was yesterday
Try to walk right through the messes that I've made
Just let me enjoy the life here that I've made

I tried to give it all to you
Can't take anymore to do with this
It hurts inside, I know why I hide
Cause I suffer I tried to keep it all inside
Didn't leave me too much pride forced it all down
Inside forced myself to make me suffer

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------

9. safe place

Another day inside my world
I'm married to you and this road
A road that never lets me sleep
There's no way to escape the demons I am forced to keep
And then I find you here
Through your eyes everything's clear
And I'm home inside your arms
But I'm alone for now
I mean the best with what I say
It doesn't always sound that way
I never learned to work things out
Cause in my family all we ever seem to do is shout

But then I find you here

And when I try to sleep the drugs I take are killing me
I think of you to ease my pain but you're so far
Now it's time to say goodbye
I love you baby, please don't cry
Cause then I'll find you here
Through your eyes everything is clear
And I'm home inside your arms but I'm alone for now

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------

10. for you

To my mother
To my father
It's your son or it's your daughter
Are my screams loud enough for you to hear me?
Should I turn it up for you?
I sit here locked inside my head
Remembering everything you've said
This silence gets us nowhere!
Gets us nowhere way too fast!
The silence is what kills me
I need someone to help me
But you don't know how to listen
And let me make my decisions cause I sit here locked inside my head
Remembering everything you've said
The silence gets us nowhere
Gets us nowhere too fast!
All your insults and your curses make me feel like I'm not a person
And I feel like I'm nothing but you made me so do something
Becuase I'm fucked up because you are
Need attention, attention you couldn't give
I sit here locked inside my head
Remembering everything you've said
This silence gets us nowhere
Gets us nowhere way too fast!

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------

11. outside

And you, bring me to my knees again
All the time, I had to beg you please
In vain
All the times that I felt so insecure
For you and and I leave my burdens at the door

But I'm on the outside
I'm looking in
I can see through you
See your true colors
Cause inside you're ugly
You're ugly like me
I can see through you
See to the real you

All the times that I felt like this won't end was for you
And I could taste what I could never have
All the times that I've tried, my intentions full of pride
But I waste more time than anyone

All the times, that I've cried
All this wasted, it's all inside
ANd I feel all this pain stuffed it down, it's back again
And I lie here in bed
All alone, I can't mend
But I feel tomorrow will be okay

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------

12. waste

Your mother came up to me, she wanted answer only she should know, only she should know
It wasn't easy to deal with the tears that rolled down her face
I had no answers cause I didn't even know you
But these words
They can't replace, the life you, the life you waste
How could you paint this picture?
Was life as bad as it should seem that
There were no more options for you?
I can't explain how I feel, I'e been there many times before
I've tasted the cold steel of my life crashing down before me but these words
They can't replace, the life you, the life you waste
Did daddy not love you?
Or did he love you just too much?
Did he control you?
Did he live through you at your cost?
Did he leave no question for you to answer on your own?
Well fuck them, and fuck her, and fuck him.
And fuck you, for not having the strength in your heart to pull through
I've had doubts, I have failed, I've fucked up, I've had plans
Doesn't mean I should take my life with my own hands
But these words, they don't replace the life you waste

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------

13. take it

I feel ilke this won't go away
No matter how hard I try to
Squeeze my eyes shut so I can't see
The pain in you this pain in me
In me

But everything that I can say to you
Won't help you
Everything you need is right in front of you
Just take it

I know that I am really not here
To respresent what I am not clear
About in my head sometimes I feel
Fucked up just like you do
Like you do

Try to make it through the daily pain that you feel
Maybe tomorrow won't be so bad
I know it cause I once felt that way
Nothing I could say made it go away
I lived through this
I still feel this I just live for my tomorrow
Just make it go away
She makes it go away

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------

<<
index | lyriks

ALL MATERIAL ON THIS CURRENT PAGE TYPED OUT BAI VIVIAN HUA
PLEASE DO NOT USE FOR YOUR WEBSITE WITHOUT PERMISSION FROM VIVIAN!